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Mubasher Bukhari

Lawyers ransack Pakistani hospital in row with doctors, patient dies

11 Dec 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan More than 100 lawyers stormed and ransacked a hospital in Pakistan on Wednesday to avenge what they said was an assault by doctors there on a fellow advocate, and an elderly patient died during the disturbance, authorities said.

Pakistani militant accused of Mumbai attacks faces terror financing charges

11 Dec 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani court on Wednesday indicted Islamist militant Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of deadly 2008 attacks in Mumbai, on terror financing charges, a government prosecutor and defence lawyer said.

Pakistani militant accused of Mumbai attacks faces terror financing charges

11 Dec 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan, Dec 11 A Pakistani court on Wednesday indicted Islamist militant Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of deadly 2008 attacks in Mumbai, on terror financing charges, a government prosecutor said.

Schools shut in Lahore as city chokes in toxic smog

22 Nov 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan Schools across Pakistan's second largest city Lahore closed for the second time in a month on Friday, with the city blanketed in a toxic smog that experts say is putting residents at risk.

Convicted ex-PM Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical treatment in London

19 Nov 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif left Pakistan on Tuesday in an air ambulance to seek medical treatment in London, his party said, a month after the three-time premier was released on bail from a seven-year prison sentence for corruption.

Pakistan's former prime minister's daughter granted bail

04 Nov 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani court granted bail on Monday to Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who has been held in custody while facing trial on corruption charges, Sharif family lawyers said.

Pakistani court grants bail to ailing former PM Sharif

25 Oct 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani court granted bail on Friday to jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds, a lawyer for Sharif said.

Pakistani opposition raises alarm about health of ex-PM Sharif

24 Oct 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan's main opposition party said on Thursday the health of its leader, jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, was deteriorating and the government was victimising him by delaying treatment as part of a campaign against him and his family.

Pakistan arrests four aides of alleged mastermind of Mumbai terror attacks

10 Oct 2019

LAHORE Pakistani authorities on Thursday arrested four aides of Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, the suspected mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on terrorism financing charges, counter-terrorism police said.

Brother found guilty of 'honor killing' of Pakistan social media star

27 Sep 2019

LAHORE A Pakistan court on Friday convicted the brother of social media star Qandeel Baloch of her murder, a 2016 killing that sparked a change in laws and ignited fierce debate over the prevalence of 'honor killings' of women.

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UK destined for Brexit as Johnson wins big

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was on course for a resounding victory in Britain's election after voters backed his bid to deliver Brexit on Jan. 31, the country's most significant geopolitical move in 70 years.